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Toronto's SARS Outbreak

Identifying control strategies that worked

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The extensive archives of Health Politics with Dr. Mike Magee, a popular weekly Internet-based electronic media program that explores complex issues of health care policy and public health, have been made available to Access Excellence. The topics and materials selected by AE's editors address National Science Education Standards and/or National Health Education Standards, are included in middle and high school science and health curricula, and are of particular relevance to middle and high school teachers and learners.

Toronto's SARS Outbreak (7/28/2004)

Presentation Transcript

Questions answered by this presentation:

  1. How many people were confirmed to have SARS in Toronto?
  2. How did the epidemic start?
  3. Where were most of the people infected with SARS in Toronto exposed to it?
  4. Why did SARS spread?
  5. What were the city's infection-control strategies?

Related Links

SARS: A to Z (World Health Organization)
Frequently Asked Questions on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

SARS Vaccine Shows Promise (BBC News)
Possible vaccine against SARS

What Everyone Should Know About SARS (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Basic SARS information

WHO Response to the Challenges of SARS (World Health Organization)
Investigation into recent SARS outbreaks yields important lessons for global public health

Progress Achieved Since SARS (Public Health Agency of Canada)
Past and present activities in response to SARS cases in China.

Links updated: 23 January 2009
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